CARE Then and Now
CARE packages: Christmas parcels at a time of rationing
David Anstis remembers receiving CARE packages at Christmas at a time when rationing still existed.
CARE Then and Now: “Boxes of goodies”
Jim Marshall remembers the CARE packages he received as a teenager during the war – and he still has an unopened tin of butter from a CARE package!
CARE Then and Now: The generosity of strangers
Hugh and Tim Thomas received CARE packages - and their grandmother became one of the local organisers making sure "that the needy were in receipt of the wonderful food parcels".
CARE Then and Now: “My mother wept with joy”
Isabelle Robinson’s family received several CARE packages containing food, sweets and treats.
CARE packages: “What a wonderful surprise it was”
Rose McGowan received CARE packages at a time of hardship in Glasgow – she enjoyed the chocolates and sweets!
CARE packages: “What a morale boost they were”
“I was eight or nine years old before I knew what a banana tasted like,” says James Christie.
Then and Now: The box labelled with CARE
Pat Leslie remembers “the excitement of receiving the big brown cardboard box with the letters spelling CARE on the side”.
CARE Then and Now: “Memories from all those years ago”
Janet Stevenson recalls a life-long friendship that started with a CARE package.